Episode 18 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt. 2

This is the final half of the two part series on Mental Health. Last week we were in conversation with Mrs. Swati Deepak who is a counsellor and psychotherapist and specialises in parenting. And this week we have a psychologist Mrs. Shobhika Jaju who specialises in children. It’s nice to hear from someone who isContinue reading “Episode 18 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt. 2”

Episode 16 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt.1

This is that episode where Peter Pop and Nadir Pop barely spoke because the two guests who shared the stage gave us such a thought-provoking perspective on the India lockdown that we are still pondering on a number of things. We start the podcast with our first guest, Sudha Ravishankar who has been associated withContinue reading “Episode 16 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt.1”

Episode 14 – Parents in Bollywood films

This week we did something different. A month in complete lockdown in Mumbai, India and four episodes on Coronavirus/COVID-19, we decided to take a departure and decided to delve into Bollywood films. One of the three most favoured indulgences for Indians, the other two being the sport of cricket and politics. This episode is notContinue reading “Episode 14 – Parents in Bollywood films”

Episode 10 – Sleep Baby Sleep – Kerry Bajaj

The Pop duo speak to Mumbai based sleep consultant, author of Sleep, Baby, Sleep – Kerry Bajaj. She has studied infant and child sleep in America anda member of the Indian Society for Sleep Research. They spoke to her about kids and sleep, her book and much more. NADIR’s BABY SLEEP STORY I wish IContinue reading “Episode 10 – Sleep Baby Sleep – Kerry Bajaj”

Episode 9 – Kids in the time of Coronavirus

You feel bummed out when you have to cancel your holiday, especially when it’s an international one. But in this case Nadir Pop and his wife were glad they did it. No regrets. WHO has declared Coronavirus aka COVID-19 a pandemic. Now this piece of news is literally of epic proportions, as far as weContinue reading “Episode 9 – Kids in the time of Coronavirus”

Episode 8 – Fun(ny) Dad – Jose Covaco

Jose Covaco is probably one of the most honest comics out there. He is from Mumbai, India and has been an out-and-out media professional. He has worked with radio, television and now does his own thing as a content creator thanks to the internet. Not too many people know this but he is a dadContinue reading “Episode 8 – Fun(ny) Dad – Jose Covaco”

Episode 7 – Warren Mendonsa – The Musician Dad

Photograph by Deepak Gopalkrishnan (This is from Nadir Pop’s prespective) When I was in college I remember attending the small and simple rock shows that used to happen in our city, Mumbai in India. There was this band called Zero, these guys were young, strong, bordering brashness and knew the pulse of the crowd. ButContinue reading “Episode 7 – Warren Mendonsa – The Musician Dad”

Episode 6 – The Wives: Post Pregnancy

You can read all the baby books, watch videos, plan, prepare and mentally convince yourself that “I am ready for this” but when the baby comes you are constantly asking yourself the question “Do I even know how to baby! In Part 2 of THE WIVES episode the baby journey begins and things get real.Continue reading “Episode 6 – The Wives: Post Pregnancy”

Episode 5 – The Wives: Pre-Pregnancy

In this episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop introduce their very first guest(s), their wives Sabiha Ghiasi and Karen Alfonso, respectively. In previous episodes, you have heard Nadir Pop and Peter Pop’s perspectives on the initial journey of becoming parents but now you will hear their side of the story. They discuss getting together asContinue reading “Episode 5 – The Wives: Pre-Pregnancy”

Episode 4 – To Buy or Not to Buy

Being first time parents most definitely adds pressure to your already fast-paced, time-hungry life. But to top it off when you have to mutually come to an agreement on setting aside monies for purchasing baby products can add fuel to fire. This week Nadir Pop and Peter Pop delve into: Whether or not buying babyContinue reading “Episode 4 – To Buy or Not to Buy”